CAHSEE ELA 7.4 Writing: Common Errors

CAHSEE ELA Writing: Common Errors Drill 7, Problem 4. Fill in the blank.

CAHSEE ELA: WritingCommon Errors
CAHSEE WritingCommon Errors
LanguageEnglish Language
Writing ConventionsGrammar/Paragraph/Sentence Structure

Transcript

00:16

It's about... ownership. Who owns... whatever?

00:24

Yeah, ow. Remember that zzz sound next time you order a whopper with cheese.

00:30

Anyway, the dog chased... what?

00:32

IT'S tail, with an apostrophe? Nope. IT'S is a contraction... a combo of the words IT

00:39

and IS. "The dog chased it is tail" makes... no sense.

00:45

THEIR tail? Was there more than one dog? No. Woof.

00:48

We already ruled out "it is," so C has to be bogus as well.

00:52

The only one left is ITS with no apostrophe... answer D.

00:56

As in, "Dinner."